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It didn't take long to find out what brought Sen. Chuck Schumer to a Post Office parking lot in Amherst on Tuesday morning. "BEEEEEEEP!" Moments before Schumer was to speak, a motorist exiting the parking lot at 5325 Sheridan Drive attempted a dangerous – and illegal – left-hand turn onto the westbound lane of Sheridan, but the traffic on the busy road resulted in th…

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Bills president and co-owner Kim Pegula reiterated last week that the team intends to continue to hold training camp at St. John Fisher in Rochester. On Friday, Sen. Charles E. Schumer said the Bills have assured him that's still the plan. The team has been at Fisher each summer since 2000 and has four years remaining on its current agreement with the school. Specula…

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The Buffalo office of U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has reached out to Mayor Willie Rosas of Dunkirk, and the senator's staff members have promised to assist the mayor in the quest to reach his mother. As The Buffalo News reported earlier today, Rosas and his three siblings have been unable to reach their mother, Rosalia, 79, for six days, since Hurricane Maria caused sweep…

Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has issued a statement about buying the Buffalo Bills: "Kim and I are humbled and honored that the Wilson family has chosen us to be the second owner of the Buffalo Bills. Pending the NFL approval process, being the next owner of the Buffalo Bills would be a great privilege for our family. Ralph Wilson left an indelible mark on our communi…

The Buffalo Bills could be sold by the end of the week, perhaps within the next couple days. Multiple binding bids were submitted today to buy the team. Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, rock star Jon Bon Jovi's group and developer Donald Trump made formal offers, sources told The Buffalo News. Two knowledgeable sources said there was a belief the winning bid w…

Sen. Charles Schumer wasn't too thrilled to read Monday's comments from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones about the Buffalo Bills possibly being worth more to the NFL in Toronto. Schumer responded today to The Buffalo News: "Anyone who knows the first thing about the two million people in Western New York knows that the Bills' fan base is broad, deep and rabid. What the Bi…

The New York Jets and New York Giants know they belong to the Empire State in name only. New York has one NFL team. Ralph Wilson brought the Buffalo Bills here and kept them here. "He went in when Buffalo was thriving, and he persevered when Buffalo started declining because most of the businesses moved out," Jets owner Woody Johnson told me Tuesday at the NFL's annual m…